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Stronger pain relievers are available by prescription.
These medicines reduce fever and relieve pain associated with sinusitis.
Analgesics may be used to reduce fever and relieve headache, toothache, and facial pain caused by infection, inflammation, or congestion in the sinuses.
Side effects of analgesics may include:
Do not give aspirin to anyone under age 20 because of the risk of Reye syndrome.
See Drug Reference for a full list of side effects. (Drug Reference is not available in all systems.)
These medicines are effective, inexpensive, and available without a prescription. But do not use them for more than 5 to 7 days in a row without talking with your doctor.
Aspirin and other medicines that reduce inflammation may not be recommended for people who have asthma because they are known to trigger asthma attacks in some people.
These medicines should be used carefully in people who have liver disease, kidney disease, heart disease, or who have an alcohol use problem.
People who are taking medicines to prevent blood clots should talk with their doctor before using these medicines.
If you give medicine to your baby, follow your doctor’s advice about what amount to give.
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